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Module Reading List

Language for Economics and Finance, 2017/18, Semester L53

Unit 1: The 2008 Global Financial Crisis: Causes, Consequences and the Role of Corporate Governance

Bernanke, B.S. 2010. Causes of the Recent Financial and Economic Crisis. [Online]. 2 September. Testimony before the Financial Crisis Inquiry Commission, Washington D.C. [Accessed 28 January 2016]. Available from: http://www.federalreserve.gov/newsevents/testimony/bernanke20100902a.htm

Groom, B. 2016. Finance companies confront risk posed by own staff. Financial Times. [Online]. 14 March.  [Accessed 29 April 2016]. Available form: http://www.ft.com/cms/s/0/ad0088e8-ce5d-11e5-831d-09f7778e7377.html#axzz47DY9e3Vw

Gorton, G. and Metrick, A. 2012. Getting Up to Speed on the Financial Crisis: A One-Weekend-Reader’s Guide. Journal of Economic Literature. 50(1), pp128-150.

Kay, J. 2010. Tailgaters blight markets and motorways. Financial Times. [Online]. 19 January. [Accessed 29 April 2016]. Available from:  http://www.ft.com/cms/s/0/eb1062b6-0532-11df-a85e-00144feabdc0.html#axzz47DY9e3Vw

Kirkpatrick, G. 2009. The Corporate Governance Lessons from the Financial Crisis. OECD Journal: Financial Market Trends. [Online]. 2009(1), pp.61-87. [Accessed 28 January 2016]. Available from:  http://0-dx.doi.org.wam.leeds.ac.uk/10.1787/fmt-v2009-art3-en

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Unit 2: Risk Management

Brunsden, J. and Oliver, C. 2016. Volkswagen emissions scandal: Noxious omissions. Financial Times. [Online]. 17 January. [Accessed 28 January 2016]. Available from: http://www.ft.com/cms/s/0/f8aafc92-bae4-11e5-bf7e-8a339b6f2164.html#axzz42Q76FPb8

economia. 2014a. Tesco accounting black hole deepens. [Online]. [Accessed 28 January 2016]. Available from: http://economia.icaew.com/news/october-2014/tesco-accounting-black-hole-deepens

economia. 2014b. Tesco: the view from the industry. [Online]. [Accessed 28 January 2016]. Available from: http://economia.icaew.com/business/october-2014/tesco-the-view-from-the-industry

Heineman, Jr, B.W. 2011. How the BP Commission Dropped the Ball. Harvard business review.. [Online]. 17 January. [Accessed 28 January 2016]. Available from: https://hbr.org/2011/01/dropped-ball-on-bp-governance

Kaplan, R.S. and Mikes, A. 2012. Managing Risks: A New Framework. Harvard Business Review. 90(6), pp48-60.

Milne, R. 2015. VW told to rip up governance model as emissions scandal deepens. Financial Times. [Online]. 4 November. [Accessed 28 January 2016]. Available from: http://www.ft.com/cms/s/0/e2ead4fa-8311-11e5-8e801574112844fd.html#axzz42Q76FPb8

OECD. 2009. Corporate Governance and the Financial Crisis: key findings and main messages. [Online]. OECD. [Accessed 28 January 2016]. Available from: www.oecd.org/corporate/ca/corporategovernanceprinciples/43056196.pdf

OECD. 2010. Corporate Governance and the Financial Crisis: Conclusions and emerging good practices. [Online]. OECD. [Accessed 28 January 2016]. Available from: www.oecd.org/corporate/ca/corporategovernanceprinciples/44679170.pdf

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Unit 3: Financial and Macroeconomic Cycles

Borio, C. 2014. The financial cycle and macroeconomics: What have we learnt? Journal of banking and finance.. 45(C), pp. 182-198.

Claessens, S., Kose, M.A. and Terrones, M.E. 2011. Financial cycles: What? How? When? NBER International Seminar on Macroeconomics. 7(1), pp. 303-344.

Claessens, S., Kose, M.A. and Terrones, M.E. 2012. How do business and financial cycles interact? Journal of international economics.. 87(1), pp. 178-190.

Kose, M.A., Prasad, E., Rogoff, K. and Wei S.-J. 2009. Financial globalization: a reappraisal. International Monetary Fund staff papers.. 56(1), pp. 8-62.

Stremmel, H. 2015. Capturing the financial cycle in Europe. Working Paper 1811, European Central Bank. Available online: https://www.ecb.europa.eu/pub/pdf/scpwps/ecbwp1811.en.pdf?c777ef3fede485aed31b48e5ac208ad7

This list was last updated on 20/05/2016